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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 232 is belching smoke and steam in front of the railroad station at St. Alban's, Vermont, as two men stand on the adjacent sidewalk. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Mailed to Mrs. Alma Notemyer in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Postmarked Oct. 4, 1908. Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
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Railroad station in Hardwick, Vermont, with several people on the platform and freight cars on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Hardwick (Vt.), Postcards
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Central Vermont locomotive 5810 on turntable, with repair shop in the background.
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroad repair shops, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
188 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
933 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Law
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with tender with a boxcar and combination car at the Alburg railroad station. There is a baggage cart on the platform and a Central Vermont car on tracks on the other side of the station. The train is west bound and will soon be on the trestle to Rouses Point, New York. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Postcards
Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
Railroad station, with onlookers waiting in horse-drawn carriage, and dirt road insterecting rail lines, Danville, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Danville, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Railroad station at Bellows Falls, Vermont, with Boston and Maine Freight Office building on right and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bellows Falls, Postcards
143 pages. Includes maps, illustrations, and advertisements. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Vermont, Lake Champlain, Tourism
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Printed by Byron Y. Miller, Bethel, VT Railroad station in White River Junction, Vermont, with tracks in foreground and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, White River Junction, Postcards
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by Central Vermont Railway Co.
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16 leaves of black and white illustrations with captions to promote tourism to Vermont on the Central Vermont Railroad. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Tourism, Vermont
48 pages. Includes maps and illustrations. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Vermont, Lake Champlain, Tourism
27 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Central Vermont Railroad, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont Central Railroad Company
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55 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Central Vermont Railroad, Annual reports
134 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
57 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with locomotive and cars on left and baggage and freight cars on right and a paddlewheel steamboat in the center background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Newport (Vt.), Postcards
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Northern Vermont Railroad locomotive 50 pulling two Bangor & Arostook Railroad passenger cars and additional passenger cars during a 470 trip in Newport, Vermont in September 1997.
Topics: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Railroad station, with passengers waiting outside, train car reads "Rutland", crate "National Biscuit Company", Bennington, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bennington (Vt.), Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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26 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Middlebury (Vt.)
18 pages.  Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad
163 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
15 Pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Corruption
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Vermont Railway locomotive 301 on turntable at Burlington yard with onlookers.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Burlington, Turntables (Railroads), Vermont, Burlington
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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9 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
28 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Vermont. Railroad commissioner.
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100 pages.  Annual report of the railroad commissioner to the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, 1868. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence Railroad,...
26 page report includes a map, financial reports and other statistics for the Central Vermont Railway.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923. Mailed to B. W. Livingston, 212 Charleston Block, Watertown, NY Train wreck on Sept. 23, 1925 with locomotive on its side and several freight cars jackknifed. Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Montpelier & Barre locomotive at Morrisville, Vermont
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Montpelier and Barre Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
163 pages. 21 cm. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence...
25 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Street view of Grand Trunk Railroad station, Island Pond, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
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by Vermont. Railroad commissioner.
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61 pages.  Annual report of the railroad commissioner to the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, 1869. This is a digitized version of the original printed item in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College Library.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont Central Railroad, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Atlantic & St. Lawrence...
132 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Annual reports
7 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont and Canada Railroad, Business incorporation
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Title assigned by cataloger Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont, with trolley car and horse-drawn carriages in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Burlington (Vt.), Postcards
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Proctor, Postcards
Railroad station in Grand Isle, Vermont, with locomotive on tracks and automobile next to the station. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Grand Isle (Vt.), Postcards
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15 pages. Includes details of expenses, statistics, etc. This is a digital version of the original printed edition in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad
Addressed to Ella M. Brown, Jericho, Vt., with three postmarks dated July 3, 1907 from Bristol (Transit), Starksboro, and Jericho. Signed by Mr. Frank M.Stokes, Starksboro, Vermont The end of a Rutland Railroad passenger car partly obscures the railroad station in Bristol, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bristol, Postcards
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by Central Vermont Railroad
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129 pages, with illustrations and two folded maps. Promotional book for excursions of the Central Vermont Railroad.
Topics: Vermont, Railroads, Tourism, Central Vermont Railroad
Railroad station in Fairlee, Vermont, with horse-drawn carriage in right foreground This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Fairlee (Vt.), Postcards
56 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont judiciary, Law
Postmarked June 3, 1936. Mailed to mrs. Arthur Ryan, East Main Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. "We are enjoying a short vacation in Maine. We quit our job May 15, asked for a raise and did not get it. Expect to return to Mass. next week to look for another job. My E. Pepperello Mass. address will always reach me. Sincerely, Masine L." Flooding at the railroad station in Bellows Falls, Vermont, with passenger cars on tracks, and bridges, a water tank and a smokestack in the background...
Topics: Railroad stations, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Printed in Frankfort, Germany Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with the paddlewheel boat Lady Lake in the background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Newport (Vt.), Postcards
24 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Vermont Railroads Collection
by Howard Towsley
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Rutland Railroad locomotive 106 on turntable in front of the roundhouse at the Rutland yard, Vermont, with a workman coming out of a small shed.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland, Railroads, Yards, Locomotives
Source: Gift of Steven Mumley
26 page reports includes a map, financial reports and other statistics for the Central Vermont Railway.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Postmarked Richmond, Feb. 1908 (?) and addressed to Miss M. L. Farrand, Essex, Vermont. The message says, "It snows here. The roads are bad up this way. When any of you come up bring Aunt some soda mint tablets." Railroad station in Richmond, Vermont, with Central Vermont caboose #56 on the tracks with a freight car and a Richmond sign on the end of the station. A bandstand is in the small park in the foreground with four park benches nearby and a fence next to the sidewalk. This is a...
Topics: Railroad stations, Richmond, Postcards
Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with pedestrian bridge over tracks This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brattleboro, Postcards
Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with cars parked in the lot and street and the Connecticut River and hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brattleboro, Postcards
Rutland Railroad locomotive 405 on bridge in East Wallingford.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, East Wallingford, Railroad bridges, Vermont, East Wallingford
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Railroad station with rail car "Rutland 252", Bristol, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bristol, Postcards
Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Western Vermont Railroad, Railroads, Incorporation
Mailed to Mis Eve M Spooner, Norwich, VT Railroad station in Lewiston, Vermont, with two locomotives on adjoining tracks This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Lewiston, Postcards
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Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with passenger cars and a combo car at the station and horses and carriage in the foreground This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brattleboro, Postcards
8 pages. Includes map. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Railroads, Western Vermont Railroad
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Buildings and facilities of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with many slabs of marble on the grounds and several railroad tracks, with box cars on the tracks. Sign "Vermont Marble Co." is on top of a building on the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river on the left is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with coal car and freight cars
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
8 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Montreal & Boston Express train crossing the bridge over the Connecticut River between Woodsville, New Hampshire and Wells River, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
25 pages.
Topics: Central Vermont Railroad, Railroads
Railroad station in Greensboro, Vermont, for the St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Railroad This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Greensboro (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer and locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Central Vermont Railway station in Sharon, Vermont, with the White River and hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Sharon, Postcards
Two workmen are walking through a yard of thousands of cut marble slabs, with buildings in the background. One building has large letters "Monumental Apartment" and there are several flatbed and boxcar railroad cars. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer. Locomotive was #232. Three fatalities including a 3 month-old infant. Approximately 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
A man is standing behind two harnessed horses in a yard filled with cut marble slabs of various sizes. There are several large structures beyond the marble slabs and there are derrick cranes behind the structures. A railroad boxcar has the letters "D & H C" on its side. A large sign "Vermont Marble Co." appears above the end of one building. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Vermont Marble Company, Marble industry and trade, Postcards
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16 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Postmarked Feb. 8, 1908. Mailed to Esther J. Roy, West Barnet, Vt. Central Vermont Railway station in Montpelier, Vermont, with two large structures on the left foreground and passenger cars in the right background. A park is in the foreground. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards